Are you an aspiring photographer? The NASF Foundation is taking applications and portfolios for the 2013 Photo Fellowship and has extended the deadline to Friday, May 24.
This year's fellowship theme is "Embrace the Possibilities" and the chosen fellow will be provided funding for stipend and travel to five states to be determined by the Foundation. The final fellowship photos will be unveiled at the NASF Annual Meeting in September and will be used in various NASF publications and outreach efforts.
Are you an aspiring photographer? The NASF Foundation is taking applications and portfolios for the 2013 Photo Fellowship now through Friday, May 17. This year's fellowship theme is "Embrace the Possibilities" and the chosen fellow will be provided funding to travel to five states determined by the Foundation.
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) elected Graphic Packaging president and chief executive officer David Scheible as the new AF&PA board chairman, along with the 2013 slate of board officers. Scheible has served as Graphic Packaging’s president and chief executive officer since 2007.
SAF is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot, it is the largest professional Society for foresters in the world.
The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) recently created a home for their newsletter, Forestry Notes, on their website. They plan to use this new tool to help provide forestry news and feature stories in a more timely manner than their current monthly print publication allows. It's a work in progress and they are asking for feedback from readers.
Colorado State University has named Mike Lester the new State Forester and director of the Colorado State Forest Service. Mr. Lester comes to the CSFS with nearly 30 years of professional experience in state and private forestry. He currently serves as assistant state forester for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry.
ArborGen Inc., has developed a genetically engineered eucalyptus tree that is more tolerant of cold conditions than traditional varieties of the tree. The GE trait in the tree allows it to grow in additional areas of the country. Over the last several years, field tests involving the GE eucalyptus tree have been done under regulation by the Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). ArborGen Inc.
The Service Mark for the National Association of State Foresters has been registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office as of April 11, 2000. The Service Mark and the name ‘National Association of State Foresters’ are registered at Reg. No. 2,340,477. Reproduction or use of the NASF logo without permission is prohibited. Photographs for the site came from many different sources. This institution is an equal-opportunity employer. This website is made possible through a grant from the USDA Forest Service.